Aftermarket Warehouse Distributors
Representing, safeguarding, and advocating for the interests of traditional distribution
The Aftermarket Warehouse Distributors Association (AWDA) was founded in 1947 and is the oldest organized group of warehouse distributors and their respective suppliers of parts, accessories and other supplies for the motor vehicle aftermarket. AWDA’s 600+ members represent thousands of locations.
AWDA represents the interests of traditional distribution within the Auto Care Association. Through networking, leadership opportunities and cross-channel communication, AWDA members provide policy advice and input to the Auto Care Association and the aftermarket industry at-large.
2023 Aftermarket Warehouse Distributors Association (AWDA) Conference
October 28 - 30, 2023
AWDA’s Annual Conference has delivered on the promise of valuable interaction through its efficient and highly effective one-on-one meetings.
AWDA, HDDA: Heavy Duty Announce Integration. Automotive Warehouse Distributors Association (AWDA) Board of Governors and the HDDA: Heavy Duty (HDDA) Advisory Council have announced the culmination of a months-long effort to unite two of the Auto Care Association’s largest communities: HDDA: Heavy Duty and AWDA.Learn more
Interactive industry insights. Manufacturers and warehouse distributors have access to TrendLens, Auto Care's interactive data platform to understand how market influencing factors are affecting their businesses. Economic and industry indicator data is included in membership and product performance data is available to qualifying manufacturers who subscribe.Learn more
Communicate more effectively with your trading partners. Get the right part, to the right place, at the right time using data standards to speak the same technical language as your customers. AWDA members use ACES and PIES to lower supply chain costs and increase sales.Learn more
Are you looking for someone to rep your line, but don't know where to start?
Rep Match is a tool that will instantly provide you with a list of member-approved Manufacturer Representatives in the auto care industry. You have the ability to narrow your search results based on state or territory, market, and product categories.
What Members Are Saying
If you're on the fence about becoming a member of Auto Care Association, you're missing a lot of really great benefits.Jacki Lutz Sensata Technologies
It's important to be a member because of the personal and professional benefits, but also because it gets you engaged.JC Washbish Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance, Inc.
News and Activities
Auto Care Association’s Manufacturers' Representatives Council to Host 2024 Business Outlook Webinar
AWDA Announces 2023 Industry Award Winners
Aftermarket Warehouse Distributors Association (AWDA) Donates Scholarships to University of the Aftermarket
AWDA Opens 2023 Industry Awards Nominations